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Big business must not be allowed to set the carbon trading agenda at Cop26

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South Africa $8.5bn finance package offers a model for ending reliance on coal

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Caught between EU pressure and soaring demand, AIIB weighs end to gas finance

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Thunberg v Carney: battle over net zero and carbon offsets flares at Cop26

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Scotland breaks loss and damage “taboo”, raising hopes others will follow

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Donor nations commit $1.7bn to help indigenous people protect forests

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Over 100 countries join methane pledge but China, India, Australia and Russia stay out

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